THERE have been two letters from Alderman George Stokes printed recently on these pages in which he expressed his concern at the decision by Warrington Borough Council to collect charges for North West Water from council tenants as part of their rent.
IT will be a repeat of last season's GUARDIAN Cup final on Easter Monday as holders Crosfields and Whiston Cross won their semi-final matches.
PREVIOUSLY undefeated world title kick boxing hope Warren Brown was sensationally overturned by a fellow Warrington fighter in a major upset at the weekend.
WARRINGTON Centre for Gymnasts' total number of national finalists has now hit 20 in four years.
THERE is no stopping Damien Whitehead, who helped Town reach the Second Division Trophy final with two goals at Curzon on Saturday.
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TEENAGE ice hockey wizzard Andrew Marlow is feeling pucker after being called up for the North of England squad.
WARRINGTON Sports Personality of the Year Mark Kinch got to grips with The Grisly as he warms up for his defence of the British Fell Running Championship.
WARRINGTON Wolves' scholarship scheme is shaping up well.
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WARRINGTON coach Darryl Van de Velde said after Sunday's shocker at Bradford that his side's season will not collapse on the back of the disappointing defeat.
WARRINGTON Wolves will be looking to bury the memory of their Odsal Challenge Cup disaster when they entertain unbeaten Castleford Tigers.
A WARRINGTON peace group is stepping out on a symbolic walk to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the Bridge Street bombing.
A PROJECT aimed at tackling domestic violence has hit the jackpot after scooping a huge grant from the National Lottery.
COMMUTERS in north Warrington may soon be able to let the train take the strain if plans for a new railway station are approved by council bosses.
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MARQUIS booked their place in Warrington Sunday Soccer League's President's Cup final when they were 3-0 victors over Eight Towers.
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LAST Saturday we drove home from town (it was a rare visit to Warrington town centre because living in Winwick we find it difficult to get there due to the traffic!) but as we approached Winwick, what do we behold? The eye sore that is the B&Q developments, together with all the litter it now has to offer. At the front of the landscaped grounds was a sea of litter and rubbish, not a pretty sight for people returning to Winwick or visiting the area.
OVER the period of the past three weeks the postal service has come in for some severe criticism in the readers' letters column. I think it is time to redress this issue.
WHY is it, that when someone mentions the Millennium, for the lack of imagination or diversity, all you hear is "Light something up!"?
I WOULD like "Proud Warringtonian" who wrote regarding "lighting up Kingsway Bridge" in a recent Warrington GUARDIAN, to contact me on the address below as I am also interested in lighting up the bridge.
I HAVE received a letter from the Rent Office that from April 5 I will pay my water rates in with my rent. If I don't agree with this I will get my tenancy terminated and be given two weeks notice to quit.
WARRINGTON Borough Council's Council Tax will increase by 4.3% in April 1999.
A MONTH ago you printed a letter in the GUARDIAN, on behalf of myself and Phil Nicholas, of Ebbw Vale, South Wales, requesting photographs of the 1913 Cup Final that both our fathers played in. On the Saturday morning, after the GUARDIAN
It was so nice to see a good news story on the GUARDIAN's front page last week. Often we read about families breaking up, so to read about this couple rediscovering their romance was a cheering change.
WEATHERWISE it could not have been better for anglers at the weekend and Lymm Angling Club's waters fished steady.
THE end of the coarse fishing season on the River Mersey finished with some cracking roach around 10ozs, topped by a specimen fish of 2lbs.
THE cricket scene in Warrington is set to undergo further upheaval as the North West Counties League
SWIMMING champion Dan Wilks has made a major stride in his bid to recover from a serious back injury.
WARRINGTON twin brothers Daniel and Clive Dunbabin are the joint leaders of the 1999 Skoda Trophy one-make rally championship.
RISING karate stars from Warrington became national champions on Sunday as a feast of medals was won by two of the town's top clubs.
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BIKERS from Warrington paid a special two-wheeled charity tribute to a former member in aid of St Roccos.
A MOTORCYCLIST died and a 56-year Warrington woman was trapped in a car after a horror crash on Mothering Sunday.
A PIONEERING project which gives people with mobility problems independence is being championed as a model for other towns and cities.
A HIGH profile appeal to help track down a violent robber who has targeted Warrington's elderly has so far failed to provide any strong leads.
A GOVERNOR at Warrington's "boot camp" for young offenders has been sacked from his post after allegations of fraudulent expenses claims at another prison.
EDUCATION chiefs are hoping to score a literary triumph with this month's topic for the National Year of Reading.
PIONEERING work to unite a Warrington community is being carefully watched by borough leaders.
WARRINGTON'S Euro MP has welcomed the resignation of the entire European Commission.
WESTMINSTER'S top dog took pride of place on the world's stage last week and proved he was a natural in front of the cameras.
A NEWTON couple say their autistic son's life has been transformed by a special room they have created at home.
WARRINGTON folk painted the town red last Friday as people played their part in a red nose record-breaker.
WARRINGTON is about to become one of the hottest filming locations in the country despite the latest famous visitors getting Cold Feet.
JOB losses at Central Station have been heavily criticised by borough councillors and union officials who say cuts will mean a worse service for travellers.
DONATIONS in memory of baby Callum are to be used to give seriously ill children a chance of life.
PADGATE schoolchildren have been building bridges with their Irish counterparts on an exchange trip to Londonderry.
A WOMAN is appealing for help to send a little bit of Warrington to her dying friend on the other side of the world.